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& Training

“Clinicians also trained in religion engage in a hybrid profession. ...

We represent concretely in our lives and work two rivers that once were one...”

~Ann Belford Ulanov, PhD


Master of Social Work (2018-2021)​

  • Interpersonal Practice

    • Psychodynamic Theory and Practice

  • Wayne State University

  • Detroit, Michigan


MA in Religious Studies (2016)

  • University of Detroit Mercy

  • Member of the Jesuit Honor Society Alpha Sigma Nu  

  • Detroit, Michigan


BA in Religious Studies (2002)

BA in Psychology       

  • Michigan State University

  • Honors College

  • Specialization in Asian Studies

    • Teaching Assistant:

      • Buddhism

      • Hinduism ​

  • East Lansing, Michigan 


Clinical Training

John D. Dingell VA Medical Center (2023-Present)​​

  • Homeless Program

  • Detroit, Michigan

Behavioral Health Clinician (2021-2022)​​

  • Easterseals Michigan

  • Auburn Hills Hills, Michigan

ICP+P Fellowship Program: Contemporary Forms of Psychoanalysis (2021-2022)​​

  • Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy + Psychoanalysis

  • Washington, DC

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Fellowship (2019-2020)​​

  • Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute

  • Farmington Hills, Michigan

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for Adolescents (2021-2022)​​

  • Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

  • Lansing, Michigan

Certified Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) Provider (2020-2021)​​

  • John D. Dingell VA Medical Center

  • Detroit, Michigan

Social Work Internships


John D. Dingell VA Medical Center (2020-2021)​​

  • PTSD Clinical Team

  • Detroit, Michigan


Indianwood Psychology Group PLLC (2019-2020)​​

  • Adolescent Suicide Prevention in Oakland County

  • Lake Orion, Michigan

Training & Treatment Innovations, Inc. (2020)​​

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Group

    • Co-facilitator

  • Oxford, Michigan

Lake Orion High School Counseling Dept. (2019-2020)​​

  • 6-week Mindfulness Skills for Anxiety Group

    • Co-facilitator

  • Lake Orion, Michigan

Oakland County Suicide Prevention Task Force (2019-2020)​​

  • Graduate student member

  • Pontiac, Michigan

Spiritual Direction Training

Commissioned Spiritual Director (2013)

Spiritual Exercises Retreat Guide (2015)   

  • Manresa Jesuit Retreat House        

  • Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Coach Training

Advanced Psychosynthesis Practitioner (2019)

Certified Psychosynthesis Life Coach (2017)   

  • The Synthesis Center        

  • Amherst, Massachusetts

Board Certified Coach (2017)

BCC ID: BCC3582   

  • The Center for Credential & Education

  • Greensboro, North Carolina   


Yoga Training

800-hour Advanced Certified Dharma Yoga Teacher (2014)

500-hour Certified Dharma Yoga Teacher (2013) 

  • Dharma Yoga Center        

  • New York, NY

300-hour Certified Jivamukti Yoga Teacher (2005)

  • Jivamukti Yoga School      

  • New York, NY


Haras, A. (2018). The Path of Self-Realization: Yoga,

Psychosynthesis, and the Goodness of Fit. In D. Firman (Ed.), The Call of Self: Psychosynthesis Life Coaching (pp. 163-175).  Amherst, MA: Synthesis Center Press.

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